Vitamin Love conference in Kazakhstan

On January 24th a conference took place for future IFFD moderators by Susana Moreu, also a IFFD moderator based in southern Spain. The topic was Moreu’s book titled “Vitamin Love”, which was recently translated into Russian.

United Nations and Government of Kenya Meeting

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, attended on April 22 as special guest of the United Nations the joint meeting of the Government of Kenya and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations. The purpose of this meeting was to study the draft of the National Policy Plan for the promotion and protection…

Family politics conference in Budapest

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, attended on May 1 the conference on "the transition to a family-friendly Europe", organized by the Hungarian government and two academic entities. The objective of his intervention was to share the work of IFFD as an international initiative of special success of the United Nations, together with the joint meeting of…

High-Level Summit organized by UNICEF

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, has participated on July 19th at the High-Level Summit on ‘Redesigning the Workplace of the Future: Sharing Responsibility for Family-Friendly Policies’, organized by UNICEF.  Among the attendees, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore; Government of Sri Lanka Minister of Finance, H.E. Mangala Samaraweera; Government of Sweden Minister of Social Security, H.E. Annika…

Moderators training in Germany

In collaboration with IFFD, the IEB Association (short for Institut für Elternbildung, Parental Training Institute) held several training sessions in the German city of Munich on April 6th and 7th. Close to 60 moderators from South and West Germany attended. The first day’s topic was moderator skills training, with both theorical and practical sessions attended by future moderators from Munich,…

Hearing at the Brazilian Parliament

A public hearing on Family Policies and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been held at the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil, with the participacion of UNICEF, UN DESA and the Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias.

Family Policies and SDGs In Argentina

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, attended on May 30th the Chamber of Deputies of the Nation of Argentina to participate in the first day of debate about the importance of public family policies for social development. The event was attended by legislators, Unicef ​​representatives and international experts.

International Day of Families

The 2019 annual observance of the International Day of Families was celebrated on May 15th at the UN HQ (N.Y):  ‘Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13’.

Teenager program in Hong Kong

For the last three years, Secondary School Tak Sun has offered parents to take part in the Teenager program, whose sessions are conducted by the Family First Foundation. Over 40 families have participated and interest from parents is increasing further.

IFFD [ES] Summit 2019

The Spanish city of Zaragoza held this year’s IFFD ES Summit, which was held in Madrid last year. Over 300 participants attended, mostly moderators, team leaders and board members of Family Enrichment centers from all over Spain. Attendees shared best practices and new ideas, while being intellectually challenged by key speakers such as Juan Manuel Cendoya, Vice President of the…